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Women in STEM

Looking for role models, mentors, speakers and generally amazing people working in science, technology, engineering and maths?

We’re proud to have profiled hundreds of women in STEM combining STEM with their ‘X’ – their passion, interest or another field.

These women in STEM represent diverse career options for young people looking to pursue a STEM career, and offer in-depth information on the individual pathways they took to get to where they are today.

Email info@refractionmedia.com.au if you’re interested in contacting any of the people featured in this section for mentorship or speaking opportunities.

Breanna Cameron receiving her engineering degree.

Underground mine manager

At high school, when it came to STEM, Breanna favoured maths. So much so that she enjoyed helping her mates out when they were stuck

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Breanna Cameron receiving her engineering degree.

Underground mine manager

At high school, when it came to STEM, Breanna favoured maths. So much so that she enjoyed helping her mates out when they were stuck

Mathematical statistician

As a mathematical statistician Melissa Humphries uses her maths skills to help people make sense of our world When Melissa mentioned she was good at

Emma Chow - Public Education Economist

Public education economist

Emma Chow’s role is all about encouraging more participation and diversity in economics Emma thought she wanted to study psychology at university… but changed her

Digital Apprentice - Te Wai Fong

Digital apprentice

Te Wai Fong followed her passion for art, combining it with technology skills in 3D animation and design by Te Wai Fong with Cassie Hart

Electrical engineer

Growing up I was always curious about how things worked and how to make things better. This lead me on a pathway towards a career

Keely Perry - Research Assistant

Research assistant

Research assistant, Keely Perry, translates research for the National Indigenous Science Translation Centre I work on a project for the National Indigenous Science Translation Centre

Research project advisor

Brittany Carter is a Wiradjuri woman working as a research project advisor with CSIRO to highlight Indigenous peoples’ contributions to biological collections — By Brittany

Director Māori Research and Partnerships - Ariana Estorias

Director Māori Research and Partnerships

Director Māori Research and Partnerships, Ariana Estoras (Ngāti Maniapoto), develops farming solutions that stem from both Mātauranga Māori and science – By Ariana Estora with

Aerospace engineer

After a successful career as an aerospace engineer, Cassie now coaches others on how to build a dream STEM career Cassie Leonard comes from a

Dr Melissa Aji

Clinical psychologist and researcher

Curious about what makes people tick, Dr Melissa Aji has built a successful career as a clinical psychologist and researcher After school, Dr Melissa Aji

Kinjia Munkara-Murray

Aquatic ecologist

Kinjia Munkara-Murray transformed self doubt into a successful science career Raised in Garramilla (Darwin), Kinjia Munkara-Murray is a proud Tiwi and Rembarrnga woman who spent